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Physics Scholarships

The Dr. S. W. Breckon Scholarship in Physics

This scholarship, valued at $1000.00, is the gift of former students and colleagues of Dr. Breckon and is awarded to the full-time honours Physics student who has the best overall academic performance upon completion of the third or fourth year honours Physics program and subsequent enrollment in the following year.

The award is made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Physics. Applications should be directed to the Head of the Department of Physics.

Thomas Corbin Noel Scholarship Fund

This scholarship, in memory of Thomas Corbin Noel Senior and Junior, was established through a bequest by Ella Noel as a tribute to her late husband and son. Corbin Noel Senior was a retired professor of Physics and former assistant vice-president (administration/physical operations) at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Tommy Noel was a student at Memorial University of Newfoundland when a tragic accident took his life. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment, the scholarship will be given to a student majoring in Physics on the basis of scholarship standing. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Physics.

The Harry Kiefte Scholarship Fund

The scholarship, valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, was established by the employees in the Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography in memory of a past member of the department.  It will be awarded annually to a student who is enrolled in the third year or beyond of any Physics and Physical Oceanography undergraduate degree program in the Faculty of Science.  Selection will be based on scholarship standing and students must not be in receipt of any other scholarships, bursaries or awards.  It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Head, Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography.

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